Many species in the genus Bauhinia have been actively introduced as ornamentals in many tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Synonyms: Bauhinia kappleri, Bauhinia krugii, Abrus monandra. Common Names: Pink Bauhinia, Butterfly Flower, Pink Orchid Tree, Butterfly Bauhinia. Bauhinia monandra Kurz Synonyms. Bauhinia persiehii , Southern Science Record ser. Bauhinia, Pink; Butterfly Flower; Pink Bauhinia.

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Bauhinia monandra

It can be deduced that EFBM has broadest spectrum of activity on the tested bacteria. Flowers large, showy; sepals fused to form a spathe about mm long. A wide range of compounds have been isolated and identified from the species of this genus, this include, lactones, flavonoids, tannins, glycolipids, glucosyl, terpenoids, steroids and quinines [ 1415 ]. Click on images to enlarge Scale bar 10mm.

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Plant Resources of Tropical Africa http: Bauhinia monandra Kurzfamily: Select bauhiia language of interest to view the total content in your interested language. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad, 80 2: Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Bauhinla of page Fabaceae is a highly diverse family of flowering plants.

Its flowers are pale pink or whitish with darker pink or reddish-purple markings and have a single fertile stamen.

Bauhinia monandra – Useful Tropical Plants

Title Habit Caption Bauhinia monandra Napoleon’s plume ; habit. While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance upon it, nor accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by actions based on it. Seeds flat, about x mm, about per pod. Witt and Luke, The genus includes trees, lianas, and shrubs that are frequently planted for their showy flowers and ornamental foliage Connor, Queensland Department of Primary Industries buhinia Fisheries, The MS parameters were as follows: However, literature is lacking on the antimicrobial activity of the ethyl acetate fraction, antioxidant and chemical compositions of n-hexane fraction of the leaves extract of B.

This species reproduces by seed. Observations on invasive plant species in American Samoa.

Palynological contribution to the systematics and taxonomy of Bauhinia s. The ethyl acetate fraction was collected. The zero activity of HFBM against tested bacteria strains in this study is in agreement with the findings of [ 20 mnandra.

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Bauhinia monandra

Risk of Introduction Top of page The risk of introduction of B. Solvents were redistilled before use while reagents were used without further purification. Title Leaves Caption Bauhinia monandra Napoleon’s plume ; leaves, seedpods and flowers. The relative concentration of the isolated component is indicated by the heights of the peaks. In EFBM, oleic acid which is classified as monounsaturated omegafatty acid with percentage concentration, When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

The uses of medicinal herbs are increasingly gaining acceptance even among the literates in the urban settlements, probably because of their effectiveness, affordability, availability, low toxicity, acceptability [ 4 ], and also to the increasing inefficiency of many modern drugs used for the control of many infections such as typhoid fever, gonorrhoea, diabetes, tuberculosis as well as increase in resistance by several bacteria to various antibiotics and increase cost of prescription drugs for the maintenance of personal health [ 5 – 7 ].

Invasive bajhinia threats in the Caribbean region. Extract was treated with few drops of sodium hydroxide solution. Reproductive Biology Some species of Bauhinia including B. The GC-MS analysis of these fractions was also carried out. The specific procedure involved for the evaluation of a particular group of chemicals is mentioned below. Evidence available shows that B.

They are also folded along the central vein i. Bauhinia monandra Napoleon’s plume ; flowers and foliage. Sepals fused to form a spathe about mm long. Oxidative stress is initiated by free radicals, which seek stability through electron pairing with biological macromolecules such as proteins, lipids and DNA in healthy monandrs cells and cause protein and DNA damage along with lipid peroxidation.

These species can be distinguished by the following differences:.

This mnandra with other notable fatty acids such as hexadecanoic acid and octadecanoic acid constitute A weed of drier sites with relatively poor soils and has also been observed to grow on river levees and in dense riparian vegetation i. Description Top of page B. Catalogue of introduced and cultivated plants in New Caledonia. Listado de las Plantas Vasculares del Departamento de Antioquia: In the West Indies, B.